Another record quarter for Apple saw the firm post huge profits thanks to increased revenues led by the iPhone. CEO Tim Cook was understandably upbeat about the results, and reported that Apple sold more phones in China than in Europe for the first time.
"The success of the iPhone has been extremely strong in emerging markets, where unit sales were up 63 percent year on year," he said.
It's unlikely to affect as many people as Antennagate which blighted the iPhone 4, but the latest saga to affect an Apple product relates to tattoos and the Apple Watch.
Apple admitted that tattoos around the wrist could affect Watch performance, and that there's not much that can be done other than to have the tattoo removed.
A problem with third-party airline industry iPad software caused American Airlines flights to be grounded and delayed, creating misery for thousands.
The airliner admitted to the problem on Twitter, where many of its passengers turned to complain, explaining that a glitch with equipment necessitated the delays and that nothing could happen until it was resolved.
@bjacaruso Some flights are experiencing an issue with a software application on pilot iPads. We'll have info about your departure soon.— American Airlines (@AmericanAir) April 29, 2015
Apple revealed that it is working with Box, DocuSign and several other enterprise-focused firms to create apps that attract more enterprises into adopting iPads for business purposes.
Luca Maestri, chief financial officer at Apple, said in an earnings call detailing Apple's second-quarter results for 2015 that a huge number of app opportunities have been identified for the iPad as part of the evolution of its partnership between Apple and IBM.
Apple's results showed a continuing slowdown in iPad sales, despite efforts to entice people to buy new models like the iPad Air 2 (pictured). This led to Mac revenue being greater than iPad revenue for the first time.
This was just one interesting figure to come to light during the firm's earnings call, as our round-up of key information about the latest release showed.
A teardown by IHS Technology found that the Apple Watch offers the firm's highest profit margins with the lowest ratio of hardware cost to retail price.
IHS revealed that the combined hardware cost of $83, or £54, for the device is the lowest of all Apple products. This is a stretch from the retail cost, which is anywhere from £299 to £13,000.
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